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Dana Deasy: DoD Could Take Weeks to Brief Pentagon Chief Mark Esper on JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense could take weeks to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract as the Pentagon needs time to brief Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 award recipient Mark Esper, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Report: House Lawmakers Urge Trump to Advance JEDI Cloud Contract Award

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and three other Republican lawmakers asked President Donald Trump through a correspondence to proceed with the award of the Department of Defense’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AI

David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has said there are several tools that could help government agencies facilitate the adoption of artificial intelligence. Those include AI toolkits such as TensorFlow open-source software, predictive analytics tools like Red Hat Insights and AI-based …

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Tiffanny Gates Holds First Place, David Wajsgras Takes Second Place from Mac Curtis, Steve Harris Has Big Week in Weekly Wash100 Voting

The race is on to reach the top of the Wash100 rankings before voting ends on April 30th. With the deadline drawing near, there have been some surprises over the last two weeks as the GovCon community continues to select their favorite executives. A shake-up occurred in the rankings to …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Levy, VP of the Federal Government with Amazon Web Services, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Levy, vice president of the federal government at Amazon Web Services, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic is ecstatic to present the most coveted award in government contracting recognizing Levy for leading Amazon and cloud adoption …

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